Unless the HR practitioner is viewed as highly competent and a credible member of leadership
teams the person's ability to impact is limited. This skill area is developed via coaching,
mentoring and actual interaction and experience in the organization with people and teams. It
involves leading through influence; building trust and credibility; modeling and reinforcing the
values and risk taking. Success evolves from being in a position of trust and confidence where a
professional can challenge and confront the status quo, based on credibility ...